From the late Victorian, 1900's era, a pretty silk thread hand
embroidered worked on felted wool doily mat. Edging is hand pinked.
This lovely creation is 12-1/2"in diameter embellished with stems of
flowers, plus a butterfly. It is worked mainly in colors of gold,
toast,cream and green. The felted wool was an olive green but the top
has faded to an all over drab green now. The...
Pillow shams and bolster covers were popular through the decades of
the Victorian and very early 1900's. They served as a decorative cover
for the pillow, removing, before retiring for the night. During the day,
the bed would always look tidy, as well as pretty. when the shams and
bolster were laid back over the pillows. You will find these covers
made of fabric, embroidery and lace, s...
Have you thought of adding antique & vintage linens to your home decorating style? You don't have to be a collector of antiques, to find a pretty little doily that would cozy up to that bed side table, to give just the right look. Or why not dazzle your dinner guests, setting your dining table, with a vintage tablecloth and napkin set. As a hostess, wear one of those pretty vintage aprons to...